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FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm PST
. let's talk specifically about assault weapons. >> bill: cnn taking a bullish ban on controlling guns and ammo. they want that. big time. >> there are too many guns in this country. >> bill: we will tell you what is going on at cnn. >> joy for me. because i'm [inaudible] >> gutfeld, mcguirk on prince harry comparing combat in afghanistan to video caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. is hillary clinton the new barack obama in the eyes of the national media? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as you may know, i spend a lot of time analyzing media coverage of the political scene in this country. i do that because what the media reports shapes public opinion. and gives president obama, for example, a strong advantage in the national debate. not since john kennedy has the president received such soft coverage by the national press. and now they're even admitting it. >> the presence of obama even on the press corps. even on the people start behaving in ways juvenile
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:30am EST
same quession. what would you do??a source with knowledgeeof the maater tells cnn, a woman pretendiig to be - te'os apparent girlfriend, lennay keeua- called him on & december 6th, ccaiming she'd & faked her death because she &pwas afraid oo drug dealers. te'o went to notre dame officials with he story.the school investigated and, according to our source, & coofirmed that two men and a woman were behind the hoax. pe'o said he didn't belieee that his on-line girlfriend never existed, until & deadspin.com first repprted it on january 16th.now, the woman who says her facebook pictures were used to depict the -fictional irlfrienddon twitterhas told bc news she wasn't part of the hoaxx and never met manti te'o.diane oomeara says this man, ronaiah tuiasosopo, an acquaintance from high school, is behind tth ssheme."theepast five-years he's littrally been & stalking my facebook and stealinggmy photos."o'meara --3 said tuiasosopo caaled her, confessed and apologgzed.manti te'o and 'deadspin' ay tuiasosopo ii bbhind the hoax. cnn's soorce says notre dame's investigation haa confirmed & that he
Comedy Central
Jan 15, 2013 7:30pm PST
reporters like cnn's indispensable. a navy seal reservist has tracked pirates off the coast of indonesia, crawled through drug tunnels in mexico and journeyed to wherever the [bleep] this is >> if you want to know what's going on in the world, you actually have to get out into the world. you can't do it from behind a desk. >> reporter: what have you got coming up next? >> west africa. you have an entire government that's effectively being run by drug cartels from south america >> reporter: you can look forward to that story airing on cnn very soon. >> i'm not working at cnn anymore. cnn eliminated its entire investigative unit >> reporter: what? they've eliminated the department that i was working for where i was doing those international investigative reports >> reporter: cnn, the worldwide leader in news, has eliminated its investigative news department? >> yes. reporter: i'm just letting that sink in a second. it's taking a while. it's just going in. holy [bleep]. yet last spring cnn dismissed almost their entire special investigative documentary documentary unit. i spoke to
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 9:30am PST
. >>> props to cnn for this launch. they succeeded in getting space footage, but the recovery failed. see what goes wrong when cnn blows it in space, next. >>> no shirt, no pants, no problem for this dude even though it's cold out. he's snowboarding in his boxers, and he's getting towed by some sort of vehicle. at first it looks like it might not work. eventually, he starts shredding back and forth and back and forth on this old country trail here. any clue as to why he chose to be in boxers? >> i don't think he thought he was going to be featured on "right this minute" in snowboard gear. eventually, he turns his board, gets snow all over his belly, all over his boxers but doesn't deter him from having fun. gets real close to the camera, lets out a yell to let us know that, yeah, i am having fun. and gives a good warning. >> don't try this at home, kids. >> i love the choice of gear. underwear, gloves, and goggles. >> you don't want to have cold hands when you're holding on to that rope. >> you want the experience. >> right. >>> steven, it's tech time rewind style. remember the old game b
KICU
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
number. >> i love it. >> i do too. >>> props to cnn for this launch. they succeeded in getting space footage, but the recovery failed. see what goes wrong when cnn blows it in space, next. if you're ready to get more from your tv service, now's a great time to get at&t u-verse tv. make the switch. [ female announcer ] call now to get at&t u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months, with a total home dvr included free for life. plus, add hbo and cinemax and get the first three months free. [ male announcer ] with u-verse tv, you can record four shows at once with the total home dvr that lets you play back, pause, or rewind your shows from any room. get over 170 hd channels. that's more than cable. [ female announcer ] call now to get at&t u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months, with a total home dvr included free for life. plus, add hbo and cinemax, and get the first three months free. [ male announcer ] and now, exclusively from at&t, our wireless receiver lets you move your tv where you want around the house, even outside. so you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. [ f
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 4:00am PST
with us. much more ahead on "cnn sunday morning" which starts right now. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to this very special edition of cnn "sunday morn." it is january 20th, i'm randi kaye. another glorious shot of the sun rising over the capitol building. >> i'm john berman live on the national mall in washington as we gear up for the 57th presidential inauguration, which is today. today is the official swearing in of president barack obama for a second term as mandated by the constitution. that will happen around 11:55 this morning. >> in a little over an hour from now, vice president joe biden will take his oath of office. we'll, of course, take you there live. all day long cnn will bring you the ceremonies, the concerts, the celebrations and, of course, break down the political and historical context of this very special day. but, first, this morning we want to bring you up to speed on this hostage situation in algeria. this morning, the crisis at a natural gas plant is aapparently over and state department says at least one american man is dead, but we still have so many
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am EST
-- someone who looked a lot like her. the experience, she tried to correct it and was ignored by cnn and voice of america. every news outlet around the world published the picture. the revolutionaries accused per of trying to steal the symbol of their darling, their hero, a person that was doing so much to mobilize the revolution. then the iranian government came in and said i want you to say that you are still alive and that this never happened and that you would never do that. we will probably charge you with treason and kill you. she talks about how she had to live with the other in her mind. it is always with her. it is not humble, but there's no point in having people in and then talking through it. we got through in a way that any listener could understand. every time i feel that i can take a stranger and make them familiar to the listener, i am really proud of that interview. i wish we had more individuals on the show unless discussion of trends and policies and lawsuits. everything that goes through the media, i have to have very clear at stake so the program does not become a bo
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
twitter. top stories in the cnn "newsroom" start right now. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "cnn sunday morning." >> i've been coming to the show for years. one of the biggest crowds i've ever seen. >> gun dealers ignore protesters as they continue with an arms expo in connecticut. is a confession imminent? why lance armstrong may come clean, but is the damage he's done to his organization irreparable. >>> the fashion mogul who dresses the hollywood elite missing. now a desperate search for his plane. >> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it's 8:00 on the east coast. 5:00 a.m. out west. thanks so much for starting your morning with us. we begin with a small town in crisis as residents there try to come to grips with a horrible crime and national notoriety. allegations of scandalous cover-ups in steubenville, ohio have forced city officials to launch a website to keep the community updated. this comes amid social media pressure involving rape allegations and local high school football stars. all eyes will be focused on this outrighted community divided by loyalt
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
. we don't know whether -- the republicans are parading through here at cnn today, they're all saying how hyper partisan he now feels to them. the country doesn't see that. he has a lot of people, as vin will tell you, a lot of people rallying, love what he's doing. >> it's remarkable too, because remember the line that was so memorable that brought -- rocketed barack obama to the forefront of the american consciousness was his 2004 speech at the democratic national convention, that there are no red states no blue states, this is the united states of america. when you think of his inaugural address, there wasn't one line that crystallized or captured the nation. from a republican perspective it would be wonderful to hear some sort of harkening of tone, some kind of outreach or olive branch to the right and unifying the country. >> at that point, remember, there was this huge fiscal crisis he was facing so he won on all this hope, and then he gets into the job and remember, he really started before he started. and he was dealing with that terrible fiscal crisis so his inaugural
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
than a speeding bullet. cnn. >> hey, get your hands off of her gary. >> is my wife going to see this? >> new york. >> very funny stuff. remember you can what is going on here in the situation roop on twitter, you can tweet me. the news continues next. on cnn >> hi everyone, you are in the cnn newsroom, let's get you up to speed on the top stories. leaders in ohio are speaking out, launching a website promising to keep the community updated and provide transparency in very public rape case. the football players are charged with sexualing assaulting a 16-year-old girl. the attack took at several parties. the website makes it clear that it's not designed to be a forum on how the court should rule in the matter. >>> and colorado, scene of the deadly movie theater massacre is facing a new tragedy tonight. a barricaded gunman and others are dead the suspect opened fire on officers. >> a swat team was called out. they set up hostage negotiators trying get the suspect to come outside. we made multiple attempts. had phone conversations with the suspect is throughout the morning. >> offic
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
extraordinary year, thanks for watching. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta this is "early start weekend." >> i have been coming to the show for years. this is one of the biggest crowds i've ever seen. >>> gun dealers ignore protesters. >>> the fashion mogul who dresses the hollywood elite missing. now a desperate search for his airplane. >>> it's a new year. how's that budget going? practical advice on how to get your money in order. >>> it is sunday, january 6th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. we start this morning in stanford, connecticut, where a gun show went on as planned despite the tragedy in newtown just a short drive away. it featured antique weapons, but that didn't stop protesters from calling it insensitive. stanford's mayor had asked organizers to reconsider having the event but some gun enthusiasts were eager to attend. >> anybody who has no feelings for what happened up there, something's wrong with them. okay. but, if you look, i've been coming to this show for years, this is one of the biggest crowds i've ever seen. >> i'm an elementary schoolteacher, i
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
do it for me. cnn newsroom continues right now with don lemon. have a great week. >>> hello, everyone. top of the hour. i'm don lemon. thank you so much for joining us. survivors of a nightclub fire in brazil are describing a nightmare scene. bodies all over the ground. firefighters trying to smash down the walls. terrified people being trampled. so many people dead. this nightclub was way overcrowded with dangerous pyrotechnics show going on inside. straight ahead is rafael romo. i want you to give us an updated count of the yash yults. >> this is way too preliminary yet. authorities still going over the scene to try to find out what happened there. some of the scenes we have received here at cnn world headquarters are just very, very sad with family members trying to find out what happened to their family members. this young crowd celebrates for one last chance. remember, that part of the world, it is summer, and so in brazil this is the end of the summer holiday season and that's what these people are doing there. >> so is it common for a nightclub to be packed so far over capacity
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
watching cnn's special coverage of president barack obama's inaugural weekend. the crowd is out here. it's getting cooler. today it was warm. it was in the 50s. but it's getting cool at night. but that's not stopping the crowd from turning out. and we didn't think they would come out, because we thought it would be cold and they wouldn't be as enthused. but boy, they are. we're going to get to all of that in just a moment here on the national mall. but first, we want to get you up to speed on the news that's making headlines today here on cnn. and to breaking news, as a matter of fact. and the latest on the unfolding crisis in algeria. the hostage situation at a desert gas field appears to be over now. we're hearing reports from the algerian government that at least 23 foreign hostages and dozens of their captors have been killed. it's still not clear how many americans may have been held at the facility. >> with regard to the numbers of americans, we are still trying to get accurate information about just exactly how many americans were located there, and exactly what happened
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
phenomenon. much, much more. we welcome rachel nichols in the cnn bleacher report at 4:00 eastern saturday afternoon. that's it for me. now to washington to my friend wolf blitzer. >> >>> a very tough day for defense secretary chuck hagel. >>> also, an unfolding scandal involving a united states senator denying allegations of prostitution and free plane trips. >>> eight "new york times" reveals its been under attacks for months by someone in china. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we were bracing for fireworks at today's confirmation hearing for defense secretary nominee chuck hagel but it actually turned out to be even a lot tougher than many of us expected. republicans grilled hagel raising serious questions about his past statements and positions, especially about israel and iran. at times, hagel seemed to struggle to answer some of those tough questions and other times he gave answers he later had to clarify. let's go to our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin. jessica, it was a tough, tough day for chuck hagel? >> reporter: so far it has been, wolf. chuck w
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
smarter and madder when we're done with you. find us on facebook and twitter, cnnbottomline, and cnn begins with randi kaye right now. >>> partisan, unpopular, ineffective. just some of the words used to describe congress. all morning long, we'll go in focus on whether the house of representatives is more like a house of cards. >>> it's the case outraging the nation. a girl's brutal rape celebrated on tape by her attackers. but it isn't the first time social media has played a role in a sexual assault. >>> i am not your peasant. why one marine sent that message to senator dianne feinstein and how his letter went viral. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast. 7:00 a.m. out west. glad you're with us. we start with a bombshell from lance armstrong. "the new york times" says that he is ready to admit to doping. in the report, sources close to armstrong say he's considering it because he wants to persuade anti-doping officials to allow him to get back into professional cycling. but armstrong's attorney tells cnn that his client is not in talks with u.s.
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
tomorrow's public ceremony? i want to go now to cnn's athena jones live from capitol hill. athena, the last few weeks between the president and republicans has been pretty bad. what will the crowd look like in terms of the gop? will we see any gop? >> reporter: we absolutely will see some, don, you know, the congressional leadership on both sides, republicans and democrats, is planning to attend. we expect more senators from both parties to attend. the real question here is the rank and members of the gop on the house side. you know, it's very difficult to survey them all but we did get a chance to catch up with north carolina republican from raleigh, a very republican area. his name is george holding. he says he is planning to go we note former vice presidential candidate, paul ryan, has said he sees that as his obligation to go. of course, i mentioned the leadership, folks like speaker boehner and minority leader mitch mcconnell, they will all be there. let's listen to what republican senator from wyoming, john bar ras, so he told candy this morning about how he is coming. >> as
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
>>> is 5 p.m. on the east coast, 2 p.m. out west. welcome to the cnn newsroom, i'm martin savidge in for frederiri whitfie whitfield. if you are just tuning in, thank you, we are glad to sigh. here are the stories making news now. >>> a show of defiance today from syrian president, bashar al assad. in front of his supporters, the syrian leader gave his first public speech since june and effectively thumbed his nose at the international community, insisting his vision of syria's future will lead the country out of crisis. al assad also refused to work with the opposition, calling them "enemies of god who will go to hell." al assad has lost all legitimacy and he has to step down, the state department says. >>> search is on right now for famed fashion director vittorio missoni. he, his wife and four others were on a plane that disappeared off the coast of venezuela this weekend. he helps lead a fashion empire worth millions of dollars. >>> as you drone attack killed 17 suspected militants in pakistan's tribal region today that strike near the afghan border injured three, according to
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
lemon. a big announcement expected in you go wa. sources tell cnn that president obama will announce that chuck hagel is his nominee for secretary of defense. hagel has his share of critics, even within his own party. we'll have more on his expected nomination a few moments away. >> president obama signed into law today a $9.7 billion sandy relief package. the first legislative action. some were outraged after house speaker boehner canceled a vote on a much larger aid bill. sandy devastated parts of the northeast two months ago. lawmakers will consider a $51 billion aid package on january 15th. >> half of the residents of long beach, new york, remain homeless and still came out to say good-bye to a landmark. thousands witnessed the start of the demolition of the two-mile long brdwalk, damaged beyond repair by sandy. it will cost an estimated $25 million. the new bored walk should be ready in time for summer. >>> five men accused of brutally gang raping and killing a woman in india will appear in court. the five are charged with murder, rape and kidnapping the 23-year-old woman last m
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 2:00pm PST
/sanjay. also follow me on twitter at dr.sanjaygupta. your top stories are up next in the cnn "newsroom." >>> hello, everybody, thank you so much for joining us, i'm don lemon in the cnn "newsroom." fr france's military is carrying out operations in africa. more than 100 people have been killed by french air strikes in northern mal i. france came to the aid of government in its fight. mean time in somalia, two french soldiers were killed in an attempt to free a french intelligence agent who may also have died in the raid. >>> syrian activists say government air forces are back in action, and pounding the outskirts of damascus. a week of bad weather grounded most planes. the rebels are claiming victory in the fight for an air base in the north. fighters say they seized weapons and ammunition after the battle. activists say 108 people were killed today in the civil war. >>> internet trail blazer aaron schwartz has passed away. a relative says schwartz committed suicide. he was only 26 years old. schwartz was involved with developing reddit and rss. later he dropped out of stanfo
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00am PST
new cnn/"time" magazine poll hints at why momentum for change may be starting to fade. 56% now favor an assault weapons ban, compared to 62% immediately avenue town. 58% support a ban on extended magazines. last month that was 62%. however, expanded background checks remains very popular with 87% supporting checks on gun show purchases. we'll have more on the politics shortly. but first, the personal. two takes on what happened at the white house today. alexy haller, the uncle of noah pozner. along with colin goddard. colin was shot four times in a classroom at virginia tech. i was wondering what your reaction was to what you heard. >> based on what we heard before the announcement when the families met with the president and the vice president and during the announcement itself, i was satisfied and pleased to see that the administration is treating this so seriously. and i think the strong sense i got was that they were determined to make a major change here and to enact significant reforms that would put a stop to this kind of violence. >> are you optimistic? >> i'm optimistic to s
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 10:00am EST
washington. "cnn saturday morning with around randi kaye" continues right now. >>> flights canceled, hundreds of car wrecks. all the result of an arctic blast along the east coast. are we close to a thaw or more of the same? >>> a teenager makes a stunning announcement to a high school crowd. now the video, the admission is viral. we'll talk with him live. >>> it's a movie winning acclaim, racking up nominations and now being invoked by the secretary of state s. i'll talk with the writer of "argo." >>> good morning, everyone, i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast. thank you very much for starting your morning with us. the secretive hacking group anonymous says that it has declared war on the u.s. government. overnight, they hacked the federal sentencing commission's web site, posting a video and a letter threatening "chaos" if their demands aren't met. for at least the last two hours, the site has been totally shut down. nick valencia tells us more about this. first of all, do we have any idea when the ussc.gov page might be up and working? >> we reached out to the departmen
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm EST
beautiful picture behind us. so much going on around the nation's capital this weekend. cnn you can be sure is covering it all. parades, concerts, and religious services all of it leading up to the big main event, president obama's inauguration ceremony coming up on monday highlights of that event, the swearing in, of course, and the inaugural speech. white house correspondent brianna keilar joins me to talk more about this. first of all, let's talk about the speech. i understand that the president's still working on it. so what are the themes? what's the focus? >> he is still working on it. he'll be doing tweaks till the last minute. right now he's doing some major tweaks and he's been writing this during the day in the oval office but also at night after sasha and malia go to bed as well as his wife goes to bed. he has time alone in the residence to work on it. some of the major themes and we just learned this from dan lothian who covers the white house. this is sort of the fact that the president is confronting the reality of a divided washington that he'll be acknowledging that
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
"cnn saturday morning," which starts right now. ♪ >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >>> good morning, everyone. and welcome to this very special edition of "cnn saturday morning." it is saturday, january 19th. look at that gorgeous shot at the capitol there. i'm randi kaye, coming to you live from the national mall, as we gear up for the 57th presidential inauguration. and all morning, our cnn political team will be bringing you the very latest on all the preparations for the big day on monday and the biggest challenges facing president obama in his second term. but first, let's bring in my colleague, victor blackwell, who's back in atlanta. victor, i know you have some of the latest news on some of the other stories that we're watching this morning. >> indeed, randi. thanks. we're starting with this really bizarre story about the notre dame linebacker, manti te'o. in an interview, he denied having any part in the fake girlfriend story, except being the victim of a cruel hoax. te'o spoke with espn's jeremy schaap off-camera about the ordeal. >> i would say during the entire t
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
cnn. that is for me. brooke baldwin up next with "cnn newsroom". >>> dramatic developments in that terror attack involving american hostages. you will hear this one man's story on how he escaped and the bomb that was strapped around his neck. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> lance armstrong confesses to doping, deceit and bullying. so what is next for this disgraced cyclist. >>> and notre dame football star player manti te'o, his girlfriend never existed. where did this elaborate lie begin? and who is this alleged mastermind behind such a web of deception. >>> and guess who's coming to washington this weekend? ♪ can't you see the sunshine >> beyonce, james taylor, kelly clarkson. the stars set to rock the capital for the 2013 presidential inauguration. >>> happy friday. you are watching "cnn newsroom." i'm brooke baldwin. we begin with new details on that hostage situation developing in algeria. here is what we know right now. algerian state media reports 650 hostages have been freed. in fact, what you're looking at right here this is brand-new video we have gotten of som
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 2:00am EST
confirmed dead in algeria. cnn communicates with another hostage who managed to escape. the nra's power is growing even after newtown. let's go "outfront." good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, breaking news on lance armstrong. coming clean, part two. the 41-year-old former cyclist continued his confession with more revelations about his cheating and lying for more than a decade. ed lavandera has been following the story. he's in austin tonight. ed? >> reporter: erin, oprah promised leading into this interview that it was at times emotional, and on this second night is when we finally saw some of that emotion. lance armstrong becoming the most emotional we saw him in this two-night interview when he had to explain to his kids that he had been lying all along for more than a decade. >> when this all really started, i saw my son defending me and saying that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. and it almost goes to this question of why now. yeah. that's when i knew i had to tell him. and he'd never asked me. he'd never said, dad, is this true? he tr
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Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
well. "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> next, breaking news. cnn has learned an american has been killed during the hostage situation in algeria. plus the man who says he's behind the attack has the nickname "the marlboro man" and "the jihad prince." >>> the number of american husband holds with guns is on the decline but the nra's power is growing. it is growing even after newtown. breaking news, one american has been killed in the algeria hostage situation. we'll tell you what we know about that man and the other americans we are aware of tonight. let's get straight to jill dougherty at the state department. first, jill, what can you tell us about the american who died? >> there are not a lot of details. we can confirm according to a senior u.s. official tt one american is dead. family has been notified that this person has died. but other than that, where they died, how they died, and maybe when they died, is not clear. after all, this began three days ago. and then the operation has been ongoing for two days. so not clear. a lot of those details. i can tell y
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 2:00pm EST
for me. brooke baldwin continues with cnn newsroom. >>> tonight, cnn holds a town hall on guns in america. you are about to get a preview of the questions everyone is asking. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> please make the right decision on behalf of newtown. >> a doctor who tried to save lives after the sandy hook massacre joins parents to beg for change. plus, cash, prostitutes and a raid. a powerful senator facing serious accusations involving sex. and live during this hour, beyonce and the saga over her lip synching. her super bowl news conference. >> here we go with thursday. i'm brooke baldwin. a manhunt in texas after a person dedicated to fighting crime becomes the victim of a shooting. the prosecutor was fatally shot outside this courthouse here. this is kaufman, texas. to give you the lay of the land, this is about 30 miles southeast of dallas. the search is on right now for two gunmen. cnn is tracking the developments here on this one and let's start from scratch with me. what do we know? >> the kaufman county sheriff's office told us the assistant district atto
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Jan 27, 2013 11:30am PST
the "cnn newsroom." >>> tragic news out of brazil. at least 233 people have died in an early morning fire in a crowded nightclub in the city of santa maria. college students were jammed inside celebrating the end of their summer vacation when the blaze broke out about 2:00 in the morning. let's go to rafael romo with the latest. rafael, how did this fire start? >> there was a concert and part of the concert included using pyrotechnics and apparently part of the initial investigation points to the fact that it might have been started that way. there was insulation, there was foam insulation on the ceiling and that might have been a possibility. now the problem is that the place was grossry clouded. authorities say it was built for about 1,000 people and there were more than 2,000 there. when the fire started with dense smoke and flames, people were frantically trying to get out of the place and that's when the problem became worse, miguel. >> rafael. many of the dead found in the bathrooms there. why was that the case? >> it was impossible for people to use the regular exits to get ou
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 4:00am PST
have much more ahead on "cnn saturday morning" which starts right now. and good morning everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. 7:00 on the east coast. 4:00 out west. thanks for starting your morning with us. >> we start this morning with the expected next step in president obama's big cabinet shakeup. sources tell cnn that the president is likely to nominate republican chuck hagel as defense secretary next week. hagel is a former senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. the president explained why he is behind hagel on "meet the press." >> disqualify him? >> not that i see. i served with chuck hagel. i know him. he is a patriot. he is somebody who has done extraordinary work both in the united states senate, somebody who served this country with valor in vietnam. this is somebody who is currently serving on my intelligence advisory board and doing an outstanding job. so i haven't made a decision on this. with respect to the particular comment you quoted he apologized for it. >> the president there is referring to anti-gay remarks hagel made in the past, remarks that this
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Jan 6, 2013 11:30am PST
the top stories we're following right now in the cnn news room. we've learned that president obama will nominate chuck hagel to be defense secretary. that will happen tomorrow. the former senator from nebraska is a vietnam war hero, he served on capitol hill for a decade. but his confirmation process won't be smooth sailing. hagel angered some lawmakers for supports talks with hamas. and supporting sanctions on iran. >> this is an controversial pick, he's an an ta tag nistic figure when it comes to iran. >> he would face tough questions about his opposition to the successful 2007 troop surge in iraq. >>> it's been two days since his plane vanished and the fate of vittorio missoni is still unknown. his priest plane left venezuela on friday, but never made it to caracas. so far, search crews have not spotted any signs of a crash. the missoni fashion house is known for its line of high-end knit wear. now to syria where president bashar al assad made a rare speech and was in rare form today as he blasted the opposition and defiantly resisted international calls for him to step down. cn
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Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
for fredricka whitfield. if you are just joining us, these are the top stories in the cnn newsroom. >>> we begin with a heartbreaking tragedy in braz really. 330 people died in an early morning fire in a crowded nightclub in santa maria. college students were celebrating the end of their college break before heading back to classes on monday. fire officials say the blaze was over cap pays the when the blaze broke out at 2:00 in the morning go to cnn's rafael romo who has the latest. how did this fire start? >> reporter: there was a concert about 2:00 this morning and part of the concert involved pyrotechnics. and what firefighters are saying is part of the flames reached the foam insulation on the ceiling and that's how the fire might have started. not being conclusive about this at this point. the problem was that the foam created a lot of smoke. it was very dense. it was very thick. as you can see into these images, off lot of people frantically trying to escape an emergency situation. what happened firefighters are also saying, miguel is that the place did not have enough emerge
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Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
fighting on the ground for more than a decade. that story will air an hour from now on cnn, and we'll debate that an hour from now, one guest says they shouldn't do it. and that is a woman. "the situation room" begins now with wolf blitzer. >>> a senator who experienced the horror of bullets and blood launches a fight to ban military-style weapons. >>> plus, joe biden's aha moment as vice president. and would he run against hillary clinton? stand by for our exclusive interview. >>> and we'll take you behind the scenes of hillary clinton's world and get an insider's take on whether or not she will run for president again. we want to welcome our viewers from the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we begin with the national fight over guns and gun violence, the obama administration is falling through on its promise to take its fight to the public. vice president joe biden has been on the road and on line. in congress, democrats introduced a new effort to ban 158 specific assault-style weapons and prohibit other guns from using maga
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Jan 13, 2013 2:00pm PST
second amendment. you will hear more of what the nra president had to say today on cnn's "state of the union" with candy crowley. and that will be coming up. >>> tomorrow marks one month since the school massacre in newtown, connecticut a town hall has been scheduled for tomorrow and resident he is today are meeting to discuss what to do with the sandy hook elementary school which now stands vacant. cnn national correspondent, susan candiotti is in newtown. susan is there any consensus among the people who are speaking about what to do? >> reporter: oh, marty, i think at this stage, people would be surprised if there would be a consensus. i mean, it's so early and so fresh in everyone's mind. after all, 27 people were killed during that terrible mass shooting, including -- including several children ages 6 and 7. and at this meeting, we heard a range of opinions about what should happen. this lasted an hour and a half. i was struck by the number of sandy hook parents who were here. one of them said this was such a horrible thing that happened that they should just tear down the sch
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
the big special, for the presidential inauguration 2013. we will cover it as cnn can from every which angle. we hope you join us from washington. and speaking of, i hear a certain someone is out of the studio and on the national wall for a special edition of the situation room, my colleague, wolf blitzer. wolf blitzer, take it away. >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, deep concern about the fate of hostages. and new details about the so-called jihad prince who may be behind the terror attack in algeria. >>> also, what else can he say? now that lance armstrong has admitted to doping, we will hear what he says to oprah winfrey again tonight. >>> plus, our own martin savidge rides along as authorities break up an elaborate sex slave network right here in the united states. you will not believe the conditions the women had to endure. >>> i'm wolf blitzer here on the national wall in washington. behind me the west front of the u.s. capitol where president barack obama will take the oath of office on monday. we're counting down to the inauguration. you're in "the situation ro
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Jan 27, 2013 7:30pm EST
just hanging out here live on cnn. we were doing an hour-long special but we're having so much fun we decided to hang out a little longer and talk to you because you are one of the nominees for "homeland" and "homeland" is cleaning up. are you going in with four nominations? >> we have done very well, but again, i mean, it's always nice to win but i'm excited to see everybody. >> where is the bill -- bill bambino 1234. >> he's with my parents being adorable. i kind of already miss him but it's good for me to have occasional ventures out into the world without him attached to my boob. >> i don't have any kids, but all of my girlfriends who do have kids say, yeah, there's that immediate just love that you can't even describe. >> yeah, no, it's wild. it's totally deep and great, but, you know, he's just starting to like wake up and come to and really see me and there are little smiles that creep in every so often and it's exciting. >> i'm not trying to rush you but more? are you going to have more? >> i could use a little break. yeah, no, i need to recover and there's still plenty to do
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
>> rose: welcome to the program. tonight, a conversation with piers morgan of cnn. >> honestly, piers, i think this is the wrong night to be doing this and i really wish you waited to have this segment until after the funerals. this is a time in colorado and nationally when it would have been better to have more of the se segments like you did before with the family and when people could be unified in helping the victims. >> let me challenge you on what you just said. a lot of people have said that today, a lot of people who don't want strengthening gun control have said, "this is not the day to debate it." i'll tell you the day to debate it would have been yesterday to prevent this from happening. i think all journalists at their best ride the crux, sp of acceptability. journalism is a rough business. to get to the truth what i lot of people in public bodies are lyingnd of you skating, sometimes journalists have to play dirty, too, and to pretend otherwise i think is ridiculous. the mirror in my time i believe operated legally but operated right on that line. we drove very, ve
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00am EST
today. i'm carol costello. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues now with ashleigh banfield. >> oh, carol, he can say so much more. i'm dying to see it. thank you, miss costello. hi, everybody. i'm ashleigh banfield. he didn't tell all, but he sure told plenty, didn't he? finally coming clean about doping, but never believing he was actually cheating, not at the time anyway. and now, well, if you caught part one of lance armstrong's full baring session with oprah winfrey, you know this is not the lance who cruised to seven tour de france bicycle victories and rolled over anyone who crossed him. this lance is saying yes, after more than a decade of saying no. >> yes or no, did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no, was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> did you ever use any other banned substances like testosterone, courtisone or humn growth hormone? >> yeah. >> yes or no, in all seven of your tour de france victories did you ever tak
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
stay tuned for that. cnn will cover that for you. >>> talk more about the red, white and blue ball it kicks off at the warner theater in washington next hour. the party is in honor of our nation's soldiers and lots of military families are expected to be there. our brooke baldwin is there, too. brooke, washington is in party mode this weekend. what's the mood like there at the warner center? >> reporter: hey, don. good to talk to you. yeah, the mood, not quite festive yet. we are still a little early. doesn't kick off for another couple hours, we are standing in front of the warner theater, as you point out, i got my red on, the heroes red, white and blue ball. inside, this whole thing is put on by this group called citizens helping heroes or chh. these guys got together in 2003, military vet trans, one's republican, swann democrat and in perfect d.c. fashion in a bipartisan way, they said they wanted to come together and help our men and women in uniform. so tonight, let's talk about the party. we will have republicans, we will have democrats. i'm talking house speaker john boehner.
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Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
. there's a vacancy at the cia since general david petraeus stepped down. a source tells cnn a short list includes counter terrorism and homeland security adviser john brennan as well as acting cia director michael morel, the man wearing the red tie in the video. >>> the attorney for one of the two ohio teenagers charged with rape wants a judge to postpone and move his clients trial. the 16-year-old high school football players are charged with sexually assaulting a girl last summer. the alleged attack took place at several parties over the course of the night. adam told cnn he wants the case moved out of steubenville. >> given its publicity and what we perceive as threats to individuals, perhaps witnesses and also defendants and defense council, we're concerned about safety issues at this point. secondly i'm concerned about whether or not the kid should be tried in this area. perhaps the fact that it is in the steubenville area is it's going to prohibit certain people from wanting to come forward and testify. >> he said his client would file similar motions. last night i talked to h
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Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
landings, she's shapelier than a speeding bullet. jeanne moos, cnn. >> hey, get your hands off her, gary. >> is my wife going to see this? >> new york. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. it's 8:00 on the east coast. 5:00 out west. it's good of you to start your day with us. >> we start with the next domino for the obama administration. sources tell cnn that president obama is likely to nominate chuck hagel as deference secretary next week. hagel is a former republican senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. republican critics have noted that hagel has opposed sanctions against iran and the surge of troops in iraq under the bush administration. he would replace secretary leon panetta. >>> lance armstrong's fall from grace continues. "new york times" reports that he's contemplating publicly admitting that he did dope. sources tell the paper he's considering an admission because he wants to persuade anti-doping officials to get back into cycling. armstro armstrong's attorney tells cnn that his client is not in talks with the u.s. or world doping agencies
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Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
/carolcnn. and more at 3:00 p.m. eastern with brooke baldwin. cnn "newsroom" continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >> carol, thanks very much. we've got big news to bring to you. an actual dramatic turn of events in algeria where americans are among those being held right now. we've got reports that an algerian militant operations currently under way to free the hostages from a remote gas plant located in the eastern part of that country. the algerian state news agency says four hostages have been freed, two british, a french citizen and citizen from kenya. minutes ago the irish governmented aed to that saying one of its nationals have been freed which brings the total to five being freed. we are getting very sketchy reporting out of this area that some of the hostages that were taken may have in fact been killed. militants seen here in this web video seized dozens of hostages yesterday, including the americans, british, japanese, algerians among them as well. news reports in the region say they are demanding an end to the french military operation in mali. that's neighboring ma
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Jan 23, 2013 2:31pm PST
implications for professional football. cnn's casey wian is joining us from los angeles with details. casey, tell us about this lawsuit. >> well, wolf, junior seau, the former nfl middle linebacker, his family, including his four children, his ex-wife and the trustee of his estate are suing the national football league for wrongful death, fraud, and negligence. they're saying the league failed to protect him from repeated blows to the head that ultimately led him to commit suicide in may of last year. the seau family is also suing riddell, which manufacturers helmets for the nfl. the lawsuit claims that the league was, quote, aware of the risks that were associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries for many decades, but deliberately ignored and actively concealed the information from the players, including the late junior seau. the suit also claims that the nfl promotes violence and brutality to sustain its $9 billion a year business. now, the league has declined comment on the suit. riddell says it's confident in the integrity of its products and its ability to defend them fr
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Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
. officials telling cnn that 220 people are dead. 220. that is up from the 90 that we were originally told. this is among the deadliest fires of this type in history. it was ten years ago that 100 people were killed in the station nightclub fire in rhode island. this fire today in brazil, more than twice the size of the fire in rhode island. the cause of this fire, still under investigation. but reports say pyrotechnics may have caught some of the club's sound proofing on fire. in these kinds of disasters, people are more often killed by being trampled or by the smoke than by fire itself. we continue to watch these live pictures of this scene there. we will get some more information and a live report from brazil in just a few moments from now. >>> and back here at home, an ice storm making its way through the midwest. a major storm pushing through the plains into the great lakes, leaving as much as a half an inch of ice on roads, trees, power lines, heavy snow is also possible. i'm joined by samantha moore. where is that all headed? >> right now headed into st. louis and chicago. so w
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Jan 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta this is early start weekend. partisan, unpopular, ineffective. some of the words used to describe congress all morning long. we'll go in focus on whether the house of representatives is more like a house of cards. >> guess who's going to north korea and has the state department steaming. here's a hint. he runs a search engine company you likely use every day. >>> and nba cheerleading coach desiree is back. she'll explain those work out myths that are keeping you from the body you want. >>> it is saturday, january 5th. good morning everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. good to be with you. we haven't been in these seats together for sometime. >> no. it's been a little bit. >> good to be back. we'll start this morning with breaking news. >>> a tsunami warning is in effect after a massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit off the southern coast of alaska. it happened around 4:00 a am eastern this morning. officials urge anyone in the warning area to move inland and find higher ground. joining me on the phone this morning is geo
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Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
children? >> yeah. it was actually-- it was earlier than that. when i began at cnn in january 2010, it was a week after gabby giffords had been shot. and i was completely shocked, not just by what happened to her and the six people who got killed but the fact that after a week of mourning and general chatter about a debate about gun control, nothing happened. so a congresswoman could be nearly murdered, at pointblank range by a deranged man way bunch of firearms and no action was taken to tray to prevent this happening again. and from then on, there was a pattern of these massacres and mass shootings. they came with alarming reg layerity in america and nothing ever got done. i really exploded after the aurora movie theater shooting. because there you had a young man who had acquired four firearms perfectly legally, including one of these ar15 assault rifles. me then got 6,000 rounds of amnition anonymously on the internet, and he had dressed up as the joker and gone to a movie theater and gunned down a record number of americans in one single shooting, 70 people, and killed 12. and it
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Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
be with you. these are the top stories we are following now in the cnn newsroom. >>> cnn has learned that president obama has nominated chuck hagel to be defense secretary to the former senator from nebraska is a vietnam war hero and served on capitol hill more than a decade but his confirmation process won't be smooth sailing. athena jones is at the white house. and athena, hageling anered some lawmakers, especially because of the positions he has taken on middle east issues. what has he done that could cause challenges, say, for him here? were vernely has proven to be a controversial figure, even though's republican. you would think this would be a bipartisan choice that could maybe please both said by let's listen to what south carolina senator lindsey graham had to say this morning on "state of the union," touching on several of the problems he has with hagel. >> chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense towards the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate wi
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
law officials say that race was not a factor. court documents obtained exclusively by cnn's drew griffin have opened a new window in the case. we are keeping him honest. if there was a pill to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> welcome back. keeping them honest now. just over a year ago we told you about a horrific hate crime caught on tape, a group of white teens beating up an african-american man in a parking lot in jackson, mississippi. exclusive surveillance video was obtained by cnn that showed one of the
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Jan 5, 2013 9:00am PST
york city every year. mary snow, cnn, new york. >> cnn "newsroom" continues now with martin savidge, who is in for fredricka whitfield. i will hand it off. >> thank you very much. nice to see you. >>> let's get started. it is the top of the hour. welcome to the "cnn newsroom." i'm martin savidge in for fredricka whitfield. here are the top stories at this hour. new details about that disturbing rape case in a small town of subenville, ohio. last hour city leaders talked about their investigation. >> early in the case during the first week after we were made ware of this incident, we obtained this video. i, too, as all my officers who investigated this, were appalled by these morally inept statements made. the new prosecutors, special prosecutors for the high attorney a.g.'s office, everything was submitted to them. they decide what charges, if any, would be filed. >> the charges to be filed mentiond are against two 16-year-old boys, malik rich monday and trent mays. they're accused of raping an underage girl while she was allegedly drunk or unconscious. that trial is slated to start
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Jan 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
exclusively by cnn's drew griffin have opened a new window in the case. we are keeping him honest. from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. >>> welcome back. keeping them honest now. just over a year ago we told you about a horrific hate crime caught on tape, a group of white teens beating up an african-american man in a parking lot in jackson, mississippi. exclusive surveillance video was obtained by cnn that showed one of the teens backing up his pickup truck so he can actually drive over james anderson's battered body. the 47-year-old auto worker died. a federal investigation followed. the truck's driver, deryl deadmon, pleaded guilty to murder and admitted he was a part of white teens who drove around looking for black victims to beat up. the sixth member of the group pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes just this month. now 125 miles north of jackson, another african-american man has been killed by a white teenager in a car. this time no hate crime charges have been filed, and outrage is growing. our investigative reporter drew griffin tonight keep
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Jan 19, 2013 10:00am EST
velshi, see why some democrats are saying debt problem, what debt problem? "cnn saturday morning" with randi kaye continues right now. >>> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> good morning, everyone, and welcome to this special edition of "cnn saturday morning," it's saturday, january 19, i'm randi kaye coming to you from the national mall in washington, d.c., as we gear up for the annual inauguration. all morning we'll have preparations for the big day and the biggest challenges facing president obama in his second term. today is the national day of service. it was founded as a day to celebrate dr. martin luther king jr. and to promote volunteerism. coming up later this hour, we'll tag along with vice president joe biden and jill biden on their event. and next hour, we'll see what the president and first lady are up to, as well. we have already been out here for hours this morning. but there is much more to come. we have reporters bringing you all the angles of the inauguration. our shannon travis is at the national day of service event where vice president biden is expected shortly
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Jan 19, 2013 7:30am EST
know how the american people think that he's doing as he closes out the fist one. cnn political editor paul steinhauser is here in washington with me this morning. good morning to you. so thumbs or thumbs down. how do they think he's doing? >> we have some polls, a lot of polls. a lot of polls have skasked, ise doing a good job? do you approve or not approve? our cnn poll of polls say 53% say, yes, they approve of the job the president is doing in office, 42% disapprove. but what about the specific issues, not overall. take a look at this from orc, look at the numbers on the left, randi. these are where he's doing very well on the issues, terrorism, environment, foreign affairs, immigration, but those are not so important to americans. the economy, he's at 48%. what's the second most important? the deficit, we know that's been in the news lately, 41%. so it depends on the issue. >> and gun policy is in there as well. that snuck in there. has the president lived up to expectations, do you think, according to our polls? >> we asked just that and you can see from these results, abo
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Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
on the outside this morning. glad you're with us here on "cnn sunday morning." >>> gun control advocates are hoping a weekend protest in washington will bring some real changes. thousands of protesters marched on the national maul yesterday. some held up the names yesterday of victims of gun violence. survivors of mass shootings also there. protesters are calling on congress to reinstate the ban on military-style assault weapons and require universal background checks. some came to show their support for newtown victims. >> newtown just tore my heart out. honestly, didn't feel this emotional since 9/11. >> across the street from that rally, a smaller group of gun rights activists protested against new gun control measures. >>> gun control advocates hope that rally would show lawmakers the support out there for gun control laws, but as cnn joe johns reports democrats have their own strategy to get those new laws in place. but is it a winning strategy? >> in the uphill battle to sell the assault weapons ban, both vice president biden and democrats in congress are making one thing
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Jan 6, 2013 4:00am PST
girl in northwest territories in her native tongue it means thunder. cnn, los angeles. >>> some of australia's most popular beaches were closed this weekend after several sightings of sharks close to the shoreline. this ten-foot long tiger shark was spotted off one beach this morning. look at that guy, wow. it's believed the sharks were following schools of fish scene at the beaches there. >>> thanks so much for starting your morning with us. we have much more on "cnn sunday morning" which starts right now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 7:00 on the east coast, 4:00 out west. thanks so much for starting your morning with us. take a listen to this. that is an audience in syria cheering for their president assad. he made a rare speech in damascus and at one point the crowd was cheering blood ask sacrifice must be for you, assad. tens of thousands of syrians have been killed and even more have fled their homeland. cnn's mohammed jamjoon is watching things from beirut. break down for us what he had to say. >> well, randi, assad remained defiant and he gave a rambling
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Jan 5, 2013 4:30am PST
tell cnn that president obama is likely to nominate republican chuck hagel as defense secretary next week. hagel is a former senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. the president has called hagel a patriot who is doing an outstanding job as a member of the white house intelligence advisory board. but critics have noted that hagel has opposed sanctions against iran and the surge of troops in iraq under the bush administration. >> venezuelan officials say president hugo chavez has a severe lung infection and is, quote, fighting for his health right now. despite rumors the 58-year-old won't be able to be inaugurated to his fourth term next week, vice president nicholas medoro says his runningmate can always take the oath at a later time. >>> and take a look at this. this is the picture that was posted to facebook and appears to be a passenger restrained with duck tape and zip ties. it's from an iceland air flight. the airline says a disruptive male passenger on a flight to new york was hitting, screaming, and spitting at other passengers all while yelling profanities. when the flight
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
, we'll see you back here on monday, or we'll see you from a distance on monday. "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now -- >>> happening now in the "newsroom" -- the doping and the deceit. >> yes or no, did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> lance armstrong and the one big lie. >> this is too late. that's my fault. i view this situation as one big lie. that i repeated a lot of times. >> the fallout and the fury from the people around armstrong. >> you owed it to me lance, and you dropped the ball, after what you've done to me, what you've done to my family, and you couldn't own up to it, and now we're supposed to believe you? >> this morning, what happens next? is lance armstrong done for good? >>> also ahead, hostage crisis, the fate of americans deep in the sahara desert, unclear this morning. >> this incident will be resolved we hope with a minimum loss of life. >> today, tales of terror from those who escape. >> duct tape over his mouth and his hands tied. >> we're live with the latest. >>> and one-on-one with robert redfo
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Jan 3, 2013 2:00am PST
cnn had gone with. and that number will likely continue to rise as attacks like these persist. an opposition group says 207 people were killed in war-related violence yesterday alone. most of them in damascus and suburbs, others in aleppo. cnn cannot independently verify these numbers. >>> the family of james foley, missing in syria since new year's day, is launching a public campaign to find him. global post, a news website foley published for, said he was driving to the border with turkey when he was intercepted by a car. he was forced out of the vehicle by two armed men. he has not been seen or heard from since. no one has claimed responsibility. last year 28 journalists died covering the conflict from inside syria. >>> families of victims of the movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado call it a disgusting offer. they are fur furious over a remembrance ceremony. one of the 12 people killed died saving his girlfriend. his cousin says the theater is thinking about ticket sales, and not them. >> that is a blatant lack of respect for the families. they're looking to boost their
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Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm PST
today. democratic senator dianne feinstein laid out her case for banning military-style rifles on cnn's "state of the union" today. >>> gun shows this weekend saw increased traffic. those selling guns are finding more and more customers and some of the buyers are complaining that vendors taking advantage of the situation by raising prices. >>> that arctic blast, it isn't over yet. parts of the midwest and northeast are being slammed with a mixture of freezing rain and snow, icy roads and poor visibility are making travel dangerous. and the cold weather will continue into the workweek with some areas in northeast getting light snow. >>> some scary moments for a group of 50 hikers in arizona. they got trapped in raging waters while trying to cross a river. police rushed to the scene after getting a flood of 911 calls and spent hours trying to locate them. officials say it was a challenge to find them all but eventually, all those hikers were rescued. >>> action could be taken soon on one of the most controversial elms of immigration reform. we will tell you what lawmakers are doing to tac
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Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
shape. i want to be around for them. i hope you do the same. your top story are up next in the "cnn newsroom." >>> the internet hacking group anonymous at it again, hijacking a federal website and promising to avenge the death of an internet activist by releasing government secrets. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. you're in the "cnn newsroom." full details in a moment, but first, let's get you up to speed on the day's headlines. first, to egypt where rioting has erupted over a court decision sentencing 21 people to death. at least 30 people were killed in clashes with security forces today. this all happened after the court sentenced 21 people for their role in a postgame soccer riot last year. more than 70 people were killed in that riot. >> a veteran democratic senator says he's going to retire. iowa's tom harkin will not run for re-election in 2014. he has served ten years in the house before his election to the senate in 1984. president barack obama released a statement just minutes ago praising harkin's work on health care and his efforts to help americans with disabilities. >>
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